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Getting Out of Town - By Car

Getting Out of Town – By Car

Tweet Most expats in Korea don’t have a car, but a friend of mine bought one a few weeks ago so we decided to take it for a ride. Public transportation in Korea is awesome. With the trains and buses you can get just about anywhere. Throw in the abundant and cheap taxis and you can […]

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Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) South Korea Part 2

Tweet The Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ, was one of the most interesting places I visited in Korea. After visiting the Joint Security Area, or Panmunjeom, we took a tour of different areas along the border. We stopped to see in the distance the North Korean “peace village”. Each side has a “peace village” but only […]

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Back in Korea

Tweet I left Migukistan (aka the USA) in late March to return to the Land that Logic Forgot. I spent roughly 5 months at home visiting friends and family and generally slacking off. I had a great time and it was great to see everyone, but I am glad to be back working. I really […]

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JSA - Panmunjeom

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), South Korea Part 1

Tweet Perhaps the most interesting place I traveled to in my first year in Korea was the Demilitarized Zone or DMZ. The DMZ is the strip of land (160 miles long and 2.5 miles wide) that runs across the Korean Peninsula to serve as a buffer zone between North and South Korea. It is the […]

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Korean DMZ - Joint Strike Area

The 5 Best Places I Got to See in Korea

Tweet So I have neglected my blog for some time.  I have been busy with the holidays and traveling, but I am finally going to try and get back into the grove of writing more. I have enjoyed my time in the States, but I am missing Korea and look forward to getting back to […]

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Changes in Visa Requirements for Teaching in Korea

Tweet In the past few months Korean immigration has changed a few requirements for getting a visa to teach in Korea. How has this effect job hunters? It has made the process much longer. In late 2009 I was getting all of my documents in order to get a job teaching in Korea. The entire […]

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Andong Mask Festival

Andong Mask Festival

Tweet I was able to go up to the Andong Mask Festival this year, and it was a lot of fun. I had heard a lot of hype about it, and it really didn’t live up to the hype. It was still a lot of fun though, and I would recommend it to anyone. We […]

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Shrek

Daegu Favorites: Shrek’s Restaurant

Tweet I live in a great area of Daegu called Jisan-dong. We have a lot of really nice restaurants here, and as much as we have ventured out here we have only scratched the surface of what is here.  One of the local favorites, especially among the foreigners is a place we call Shreks.  I […]

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Coffee Myungga

Daegu Favorites – Coffee Myungga

Tweet I have been really slacking on updating here.  I have been so busy with other ventures, but I want to continue to share my thoughts on life in Korea.  I love life here.  So much so that part of me doesn’t want to leave, and I know I’ll be back.  Each day I get […]

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My Time is Coming to an End

Tweet I have just over 2 weeks left here in Korea. I got my flight information the other day, and I am excited and worried at the same time. I have been very busy of late so I have a lot of updates coming from some of my travels of late. Add in that I […]

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